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Regulations, Policies, and Standards related to Cultural and Linguistic Competence

Civil Rights Act of 1964
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/cor/coord/titlevi.htm

Departmental Instruction 209 (RTS) 95 Language Access Services for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency or Other Communication or Language Barriers
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/2008CLC/documents/di209.pdf

DBHDS Position Statement on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/2008CLC/documents/clc-DBHDS-PositionStatement.pdf

DBHDS State Board Policy 1023 08-02
http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/documents/Adm/adm-SBPolicies1023.PDF

Executive Order 13166
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/cor/Pubs/eolep.htm

Guidance to Federal Financial Assistance Recipients Regarding Title VI Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/cor/lep/hhsrevisedlepguidance.pdf

Joint Commission Proposed Requirements to advance effective communication, cultural competence and patient centered care
http://www.jointcommission.org/PatientSafety/HLC/HLC_Develop_Culturally_Competent_Pt_Centered_Stds.htm

Mental Health: Culture, Race, Ethnicity Supplement to Mental Health: Report of the Surgeon General
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/cre/default.asp

 


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